The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 78 64
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 99 93 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.95% 3.18% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.06% 3.25% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 86 77 97
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2436 2863 3235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.13% 97.88% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2021 2371 2562
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Leeds

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Leeds.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Leeds

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Leeds

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 187 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 131 (66.16%) Java
3 120 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (45.45%) OO
5 80 (40.40%) SQL
6 76 (38.38%) Scrum
7 73 (36.87%) JavaScript
8 68 (34.34%) C#
9 66 (33.33%) .NET
9 66 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (28.28%) RESTful
11 54 (27.27%) Subversion
11 54 (27.27%) Git (software)
11 54 (27.27%) HTML
12 52 (26.26%) C++
13 50 (25.25%) ASP.NET
14 47 (23.74%) TDD
15 40 (20.20%) Test Automation
15 40 (20.20%) SQL Server
15 40 (20.20%) Finance
16 37 (18.69%) Pair Programming
16 37 (18.69%) CSS
17 36 (18.18%) Linux
17 36 (18.18%) AngularJS
18 35 (17.68%) Windows
18 35 (17.68%) Web Services
19 33 (16.67%) NoSQL
20 32 (16.16%) Mercurial
20 32 (16.16%) React
21 31 (15.66%) PHP

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.07%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.04%) Apache
3 6 (3.03%) Confluence
4 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.51%) JBoss
4 1 (0.51%) Mule
4 1 (0.51%) OpenEdge
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.56%) GitHub
2 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.58%) Ethernet
2 7 (3.54%) HTTP
3 6 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 33 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 19 (9.60%) MySQL
4 11 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.52%) Big Data
5 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 54 (27.27%) Subversion
2 32 (16.16%) Mercurial
3 26 (13.13%) Visual Studio
4 25 (12.63%) MSTest
4 25 (12.63%) NUnit
5 23 (11.62%) JIRA
6 17 (8.59%) Android Studio
6 17 (8.59%) Eclipse
7 9 (4.55%) Selenium
8 8 (4.04%) PHPUnit
9 6 (3.03%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.51%) Ant
11 1 (0.51%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 40 (20.20%) Finance
2 8 (4.04%) Games
3 5 (2.53%) Retail
4 4 (2.02%) Electronics
4 4 (2.02%) Online Betting
5 3 (1.52%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (33.33%) .NET
2 56 (28.28%) RESTful
3 54 (27.27%) HTML
4 50 (25.25%) ASP.NET
5 37 (18.69%) CSS
6 36 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 35 (17.68%) Web Services
8 32 (16.16%) React
9 29 (14.65%) SOAP
9 29 (14.65%) XML
10 28 (14.14%) WCF
10 28 (14.14%) WPF
11 27 (13.64%) jQuery
12 26 (13.13%) Node.js
12 26 (13.13%) Silverlight
13 25 (12.63%) LINQ
13 25 (12.63%) WF
13 25 (12.63%) XSLT
14 21 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (10.10%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.63%) Algorithms
1 25 (12.63%) Data Structures
2 9 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.54%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.02%) Online Games
7 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.51%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.18%) Linux
2 35 (17.68%) Windows
3 21 (10.61%) Android
4 17 (8.59%) Embedded Linux
4 17 (8.59%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 6 (3.03%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 120 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (45.45%) OO
4 76 (38.38%) Scrum
5 66 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (23.74%) TDD
7 40 (20.20%) Test Automation
8 37 (18.69%) Pair Programming
9 30 (15.15%) DSDM
9 30 (15.15%) RUP
10 25 (12.63%) MVC
10 25 (12.63%) MVVM
10 25 (12.63%) Service Delivery
10 25 (12.63%) UML
10 25 (12.63%) Use Case
11 23 (11.62%) Mentoring
12 21 (10.61%) BDD
13 19 (9.60%) Kanban
13 19 (9.60%) SDLC
13 19 (9.60%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 131 (66.16%) Java
2 80 (40.40%) SQL
3 73 (36.87%) JavaScript
4 68 (34.34%) C#
5 52 (26.26%) C++
6 31 (15.66%) PHP
6 31 (15.66%) Python
7 27 (13.64%) C
8 26 (13.13%) T-SQL
9 25 (12.63%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.52%) Java 9
11 1 (0.51%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.51%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (15.66%) Degree
2 6 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 24 (12.12%) Docker
2 6 (3.03%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (6.57%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.05%) Ansible
3 5 (2.53%) Puppet
4 4 (2.02%) Salt
5 1 (0.51%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 9 (4.55%) Oracle
2 8 (4.04%) Zend
3 6 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.51%) Dell
4 1 (0.51%) Progress
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